1.75 Inch Hail Near Altoona, PA 05-28-2012


Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Altoona, PA, New Castle, PA and Irwin, PA on May 28, 2012. This hail storm was traveling SE at 17.01 mph and produced hail for roughly 10 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.75" and an average hail size of 1.19". We estimate that 65,852 buildings were in the affected area. There were 15 spotter report(s) and the volume of hail DHI detected was significant. Based on this information, you can expect to find damaged crops, glass damage, automobile bodywork damage, as well as isolated roof damage (Impact Rating 3).

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15 spotters reported up to 1.75" hail hitting the ground.
Hail Size
Avg 1.19"
Max 1.75"
Hail Volume (DHI)
Avg 2.6
Max 7.88

Impact Scale

3

Population: 115,589 | Housing Units: 65,852 | Duration: 10 Hours